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Does hashimoto's thyroiditis cause panic attacks ?
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not to that extent
But the initial phase can be associated with mood swings and anxiety.
With treatment and stability of thyroxine levels, you should expect gradual improvement (can take up to several months).

In brief: Not to that extent
But the initial phase can be associated with mood swings and anxiety.
With treatment and stability of thyroxine levels, you should expect gradual improvement (can take up to several months).
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very unlikely
Occasionally, hashimoto's can be associated with hyperthyroidism, called graves' disease, this can be associated with the typical symptoms of hyperthyroidism and can include anxiety and panic.
This is particularly true in those with chronic stress and/or post traumatic stress where the adrenal glands may not be able to keep up with the combination of stress and hyperthyroidism.

In brief: Very unlikely
Occasionally, hashimoto's can be associated with hyperthyroidism, called graves' disease, this can be associated with the typical symptoms of hyperthyroidism and can include anxiety and panic.
This is particularly true in those with chronic stress and/or post traumatic stress where the adrenal glands may not be able to keep up with the combination of stress and hyperthyroidism.
Dr. Robert Lang
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